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Friday March 17th, 2023 :: 08:15 a.m. PDT


Second Suspect Arrested in the Murder of a Security Guard in Muscoy

DATE/TIME: January 28, 2023, 1:30 a.m.

INCIDENT: Homicide, Attempted Homicide Investigation

LOCATION: 3500 block of Gray Street, Muscoy

SUSPECT(S): 17-year-old Male Juvenile, Resident of Muscoy

VICTIM(S): #1 - Howard Gabrelle Anderson Jr., 28-years-old, Resident of Hemet (Deceased)
                   #2 - Confidential, 29-year-old Male, Resident of Hemet

SUSPECT #2:  Raymond Sandoval, 28-years-old, Resident of Muscoy

UPDATE #2:  Homicide detectives continued their investigation into the murder of Howard Gabrelle Anderson, Jr.  With the assistance of the Sheriff’s Intelligence Unit, detectives identified Raymond Sandoval as the second suspect. 

On Thursday, March 16, 2023, Sandoval was located by the Sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Division and taken into custody without incident.  Sandoval was booked in at the Central Detention Center where he remains in custody on $2,000,000 bail, and a parole hold. 

No further details are being released. 

UPDATE:  Through continued investigation, homicide detectives identified the suspect as a male juvenile from Muscoy.  On Thursday, February 2, 2023, deputies from the Sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Division (SWAT) located the suspect at a residence in Muscoy and took him into custody.  The suspect was booked in at the San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall.  

SUMMARY: On Saturday, January 28, 2023, Central Station deputies responded to reports that two private security guards were shot at a party in the 3500 block of Gray Street, in Muscoy. Deputies located the two victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment. One of the victims, Howard Gabrelle Anderson Jr., was later pronounced deceased.

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail, responded and are conducting the investigation. No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is continuing. Further information will be released when it becomes available.  

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Amy Bilbao, Specialized Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Detective Amy Bilbao or Sergeant Joseph Steers

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#012300243 / H#2023-013

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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